1970s Working Silver Reed SR180 De Luxe – New Ribbon, Case – Light Blue – Made In Japan
Working Silver Reed SR180 De Luxe vintage, petite, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. After some research on the serial code, I concluded that it was manufactured in the 1970s. Regardless of such old age, the light blue machine works very well! The comfortable and smooth keys are responsive and it is enjoyable typing on this machine. The backspace, carriage return lever, the bell, the shift keys, carriage lock, margin setters, ribbon colour switch, the carriage release lever, the paper guide and the paper release lever all work as intended. This Japanese made typewriter is fitted with a new black ribbon so you can type as soon as you get it, without any hassle. Also comes with the original case which has a comfortable handle.
The overall condition is excellent. Minor signs of use and age are present.
The small and light typewriter would be ideal if you are planning to travel. It will also be a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the Silver Reed typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It appeals to all generations.
The retro Silver Reed SR180 De Luxe typewriter is located in London, UK.